Dental Restorations: Tooth Hazard Treatments

  If you wish for your smile to be effective for the rest of your life, you should always take the time to set forth effective tooth hazard prevention plans and have proper safety equipment to keep your smile safe from any oral accidents or injuries that may arise. You don't have to guard your smile as if it's a... read more »

How to Cope with a Dental Emergency

You may know that there are several things you could do if you’d like to be prepared for a dental emergency. Furthermore, if you’re prepared for an emergency, the experience can be easier to deal with. Similarly, you might have heard that some emergencies should be addressed more quickly than others are. Still, do you know what you might be... read more »

Amalgam or Tooth-Colored Filling?

At the dental office of Trailridge Family Dental in Parma, Idaho, Dr. Stevenson and his team are happy to offer our patients silver amalgam fillings and tooth-colored composite fillings, today’s most common dental fillings, both with advantages. Amalgam Amalgam fillings--also known as silver or mercury fillings--are made of a mixture of silver, tin, copper, zinc and mercury. The small amount... read more »

7 Facts About Dental Sealants

In order to prevent tooth decay, our dentist may place a dental sealant on your teeth to act as a barrier between the tooth enamel and plaque acids. If you are going to receive a dental sealant, then keep reading to learn a little more about them. Dental sealants are placed on the chewing surface of your molars and premolars.... read more »